On 12/03/2009 06:41 PM, Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Hi there,
> I think we've had enough discussion to make a decision. Hopefully
> everybody is at least reasonably happy with this:
> An "adapt()" method will be added to Interface. It takes the objects to
> adapt as *args, and optional but explicit 'default' and 'name' aguments.
> A "utility()" method will be added to Interface. It takes optional but
> explicit 'default' and 'name' arguments.
> On the adapter hook (__call__) we will deprecate the implicit second
> argument for defaults, with a deprecation warning. Instead, we will
> require people to write out 'default=' explicitly. Otherwise its
> behavior remains unchanged. I think we can motivate this change purely
> because IFoo(bar, baz) really is quite surprising compared to IFoo(bar,
> default=baz).
> [steering group members, if you are really unhappy with this, please
> speak up now. Silence is assent. :)]

I'm assenting loudly as I'm happy to see progress on this issue.


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